Learn about the benefits and how to become a member of the USPCA.

Rules and regulations for certifications including Judges requirements, score cards, basic training certifications, scorekeeper requirements, criteria for awards submission and more.

Information about upcoming certification and training events hosted nationwide through the USPCA.

Are you a  
USPCA Member?

Full Membership to this association shall be open to any active full-time paid law enforcement officer, whether Federal, State, County or Municipal, who is a canine handler, trainer or administrator, pending approval of regional elected officers. The USPCA offers special memberships for non-traditional law enforcement agencies and organizations such as volunteer search and rescue groups and certain private security companies who need the high certification standards of the USPCA. This shall include members of the Military Police who may be canine handlers, trainers, or administrators. Any full member may continue as such in the event he or she enters military service and later returns to canine law enforcement on a full-time basis.

Member Benefits

Death Benefit: $5,000.00 death benefit for a member who is killed in the line of duty
Death Benefit: $3,000.00 death benefit for a canine who is killed in the line of duty.
You will also receive issues of the Canine Courier through the year.

Two Easy Eays to Join!

We have an easy online application for new members and members renewing their application. You may use this option if you to complete your application and pay online via PayPal.

Use this option if you would like to print off your application and submit it with a check via US Mail. Mail completed applications to Melinda Ruopp, National Secretary, 1575 Wallace Ave., Marshalltown, IA 50158

USPCA Foundation

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Help support the USPCA by making a charitable contribution today!

The USPCA has established a companion non-profit 501(c)(3) foundation that is funded by sponsors. Funds help to support our industry leading national and regional training seminars and conferences.